FAMILY WEEKEND 2014 will be SEPTEMBER 26-28.

Attend one of the largest on-campus events. A student Family Weekend Committee will plan a fun weekend full of activities for everyone. Spend some time with your son or daughter at their Lafayette home!

A condensed schedule from last year is below for your reference. A link to the complete schedule is below also. The 2014 schedule will be posted online in mid-August.

Family Weekend begins Friday and continues with a variety of events to give family members a taste of life at the College. Participate in the many activities, meet your son or daughter’s new friends, and discover why the time your child spends here will create an enduring love of Lafayette College.

Family Weekend 2013 Online Registration
Download Family Weekend Schedule (pdf) for event descriptions and menus
Friday Open Classrooms
Family Weekend 2013 Survey
Family Weekend Photos


8:45 a.m.–5 p.m. College Store Open
1:10–4 p.m. Open Classrooms
3–8 p.m. Registration
4–5 p.m. Library Drop-in Reception and Tours
5 p.m. Campus Tour
5–8 p.m. Dinner on Your Own
5 p.m. Hillel Shabbat Service
6 p.m. Welcoming the Sabbath Ceremony and Dinner
6 p.m. Lafayette Legacy Dinner
8 p.m. Possibilities in Performance
8 p.m. College Theater: The Penelopiad
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration
9 a.m.–6 p.m. College Store Open
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Easton Farmers Market: Bacon Fest
9:30–11 a.m. Coffee and Tours with Engineering Faculty

  • What Career Opportunities Await You? (First-Year and Sophomore Families)
  • Why Not Study Abroad? (Repeated at 2 p.m.)
10 a.m.–12 p.m. Career Services Open House
10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Family Photos
11 a.m.–3 p.m. Bailey Health Center Open House
11:15 a.m.–Noon President’s Address
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Anything Goes Family Lunch
Noon–sundown Self-Guided Tour of Historic Easton Cemetery
12:30–2 p.m. Marquis Sightings: Campus Artifacts Tour
1–2:15 p.m. Campus Tour
2 –3 p.m. ACADEMIC SHOWCASE: Cur Non: Why Not . . . From A to Z (actually from Excel to Wyoming)

  • Career Services: Anything is Possible After Lafayette (Junior and Senior Families)
  • Why Not Study Abroad? (Repeat of 10 a.m. session)
3-5 p.m. Family Weekend Service Project:
Why Not Contribute to Our Community?
3:30 p.m. Football vs. Colgate
Postgame 5th Quarter
6-8 p.m. Bon Appétit Dinner
6 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass
8-9 p.m. Residence Hall Socials
8 p.m. College Theater
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Crayola Experience
10 a.m.–1 p.m. College Store Open
10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Experience Lafayette History: Chateau Chavaniac Tour
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Brunch at Farinon
11 a.m. –1 p.m. Hillel Bagel Brunch
11:30 a.m. Roman Catholic Mass
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Office of Religious and Spiritual Life Open House
Noon–4 p.m. Sigal Museum

Hill to Home Parent Newsletter

Parent Relations Office

Donna Krivoski
Director of Parent Relations
203 Pfenning Alumni Center
Lafayette College
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 330-5048
Fax: (610) 330-5707